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Texas-Exes place in top-four at Winter Nationals

Former Texas Longhorns Emma Ivory-Ganja and Maren Taylor each placed in the top-four of the women’s three-meter synchronized diving final at the USA Diving Winter National Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. on Wednesday. Ivory-Ganja teamed up with Stanford’s Kassidy Cook to earn 578.97 points and third place of the 12-team final. Read More

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Longhorns earn top-four finishes at Winter Nationals

Two current Longhorns and Texas-Ex Troy Dumais all took top-four finishes at the USA Diving Winter Nationals in Indianapolis, Ind. on Tuesday night. Dumais and Stanford diver Kristian Ipsen took second place in the men’s three-meter synchronized diving finals. The duo scored 819.81 points in the 12-team event. Texas senior … Read More

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Longhorns earn four wins at Texas Invitational

Clark Smith, Jack Conger and Jonathan Roberts each picked up wins at the Texas Invitational on Friday night. The Longhorns also added a win in the 200-yard medley relay. Roberts took the 400-yard individual medley  in 3 minutes, 44.24 seconds while teammate Ryan Harty picked up third place in 3:44.93. Read More

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Cox wins second event at Texas Invitational

Madisyn Cox posted the nation’s third-best time and won the 400-yard individual medley at the Texas Invitational at the Lee and Joe Jamail Swimming Center on Friday night. It was her second win of the invitational as she finished the race in 4 minutes, 6.55 seconds. Two of Cox’s teammates … Read More

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Longhorn Smith sets UT record in 500 freestyle

Longhorn swimmer Clark Smith set a school record in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4 minutes, 8.82 seconds at the Texas Invitational being held at the Lee and Joe Jamail Swimming Center on Thursday night. Smith broke the record of Michael Klueh, who swam a 4:09.60 at the … Read More

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Longhorn posts nation’s top time in 200-yard IM

Longhorn Madisyn Cox swam the 200-yard individual medley in 1 minute, 54.29 seconds to win the event with the nation’s best time on the second day of the Texas Invitational at the Lee & Joe Jamail Swimming Center on Thursday night. The All-American junior easily won the event and her … Read More

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Two top-3 finishes for Longhorns at Texas Invitational

The first day of the Texas Invitational ended with a couple of top-3 finishes for the Texas Longhorns in the 800-yard freestyle relays at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Wednesday evening. The Texas women took second place with an automatic NCAA qualifying time of 7 minutes, … Read More

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Mark Anderson tops Cory Bowersox to take 3-meter title

Texas’ Mark Anderson edged teammate Cory Bowersox to win the 3-meter title on Friday at the UT Diving Invite at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Anderson scored 85.75 points on his last dive, a reverse 1 ½ somersault with 3 ½ twists, to beat Bowersox 458.15-448.75. Boxersox had … Read More

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Meghan Houston claims 1-meter title at UT Invite

Texas’ Meghan Houston overcame an early deficit to win the 1-meter title on Friday at the UT Diving Invite at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The UT senior executed a back 1½ somersault on her final dive that scored 54 points, which was enough to edge California’s … Read More

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Longhorns take two top-eight finishes in women’s diving

Sofia Rauzi finished in sixth place while Longhorn teammate Meghan Houston took eighth in the women’s three-meter finals at the UT Diving Invite at the Lee and Joe Jamail  Texas Swimming Center on Thursday. Rauzi scored 321.55 points, with her best effort coming on her second dive. She earned 60.75 … Read More

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Longhorns earn three top-five finishes in diving final

Longhorns Cory Bowersox, Sean O’Brien and Mark Anderson each finished in the top five in the men’s one-meter finals of the UT Diving Invite at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Thursday. Bowersox took second place with 404.3 points while O’Brien finished with 392.1 points for third … Read More

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Longhorns great Aaron Peirsol selected to International Swimming Hall of Fame

Aaron Peirsol, who was one of the most dominant backstrokers in the history of the sport, was selected Thursday to the International Swimming Hall of Fame. Peirsol is a five-time Olympic gold medalist. He set such fast times that three of his world records still stand four years after his … Read More

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Texas women’s swimming and diving team tops Aggies 166-134

The Texas women’s swimming and diving team won 10 of 16 events to defeat No. 14 Texas A&M 166-134 Friday evening in College Station. It was the Longhorns’ first victory against the Aggies since 2011 and the first career win over Texas A&M for Texas head coach Carol Capitani. UT’s … Read More

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Texas swimming and diving teams improve to 4-0

The Texas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams followed Friday’s victories over Indiana and Florida with another strong performance against the Gators and Hoosiers Saturday at UT’s Lee and Joe Jamail Swimming Center. The three teams competed in a 50-meter, long-course pool on Friday and returned to the traditional … Read More

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Texas swimming teams defeat Florida, Indiana

The Texas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams opened the 2015-2016 season with victories over Florida and Indiana Friday evening at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Texas’ Will Lincon and Clark Smith won two events apiece and UT’s Madisyn Cox had two of the lady Longhorns’ … Read More

Texas swimmer Clark Smith following family strokes in pool

At Friday’s Orange-White swim meet, Clark Smith will represent Texas for the first time since he captured the NCAA 500-meter title in March. And yet the day will belong to his mother. The former Tori Trees, a six-time NCAA swimming champion for the Longhorns, … Read More

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Texas wins 11th NCAA swim championship

Texas won its 11th NCAA swimming and diving championship, allowing coach Eddie Reese to make history. Reese’s 11 titles tied Ohio State’s Mike Peppe for the winningest men’s swimming coach in NCAA history. But Reese is the only coach to lead a team to championships in four … Read More

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Texas, after prelims, a near lock to win NCAA swim title tonight

Texas qualified enough swimmers in today’s prelims at the NCAA championships to all but secure its 11th national team title tonight. After two days of finals, Texas had amassed 399 points. California, the defending national champions, were 124 points back in second place. If the Longhorns win, coach … Read More

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Texas scores record 92 points in one event at NCAA swimming

UPDATE: The Longhorns will take a huge, 124-point lead into Saturday’s final day of racing. It’s difficult to envision a scenario where Texas doesn’t win the program’s 11th national championship. If UT does win, coach Eddie Reese will tie Ohio State’s Mike Peppe for the most team titles in NCAA … Read More

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Longhorns might’ve clinched NCAA title in single prelim

In NCAA swimming, the top eight performers make it to a final. Qualifying a pair of swimmers is a show of strength. How about an NCAA-record six? Six Texas swimmers earned a spot in tonight’s final for the 100-yard butterfly at the NCAA meet. The top four times … Read More